Tag Archives: Women

What do girls REALLY talk about?

I recently went out to this nice place on The Island called “Bottles”. Amazing atmosphere and pretty cool cuisine. I was there with colleagues from work for drinks, a gentle Mexican food tour – tortillas, chicken fajitas, margaritas…the usual Tex-Mex fare – and enjoying the cool evening weather. We had ordered our drinks and meal […]

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Theatre Alert: Bode Asiyanbi’s Shattered at Terra Kulture

#NigerianTheatre is experiencing a resurgence now and in no other month is this more evident than in October where there is a strong line-up of original plays celebrating Nigeria’s diversity, her history, her diversity and her coming-of-age. Bode Asiyanbi‘s Shattered which is one in Nigerian theatre’s OctoberFest, as we’re dubbing this month’s collection of stage […]

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Girl Power: WIE Africa Symposium 2014 – Part 3

Continued from Part 2 Moderated by TV presenter, Moky Makura, the speakers at the Staking Our Claim in the Workplace session included: Hadeel Ibrahim, Founding Director, MO Ibrahim Foundation; Ngozi Edozien, CEO, Invivo Partners Limited; Juliana Esezobor, Head, Group Human Resources, Honeywell Flour Mills PLC. Speaking on the topic, Hadeel said that in Africa, more […]

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Girl Power: WIE Africa Symposium 2014 – Part 2

Continued from Part 1… Another very inspiring session was the Our Future: This Is The Moment To Invest in Girls with Mo Abudu, Kemi Williams, Country Director, Girl Hub Nigeria and three remarkable young Northern Nigerian female ambassadors from the Girl Effect initiative: Fatima, Aisha and Salamatu. It was moderated by Toyin Saraki. The session […]

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Girl Power: WIE Africa Symposium 2014 – Part 1

A diverse group of remarkable women interested in shaping the future of Africa descended on Intercontinental Hotel, VI for the second annual Women: Inspiration and Enterprises (WIE) Network Africa Symposium on the 3rd of May, 2014. The theme of WIE 2014 was: Bridging The Gap – The Global Leader. WIE is a global movement, conference […]

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SMW Lagos Diaries: Day 5

Day 5, the day before the curtains finally fell on Social Media Week Lagos, 2014 and the last day of the physical events (day 6 events were virtual). I attended the “The Power of Advocacy using Social Media” event held at the #SMWexperience hub in Four Points by Sheraton and hosted by Friends Africa. The […]

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SMW Lagos Diaries: Day 3

I pitched my tent at the #SMWmace Hub at Terra Kulture, VI, on the 3rd day of the Social Media Week, Lagos.  Because choosing the events to attend from the schedule was a chore for me (the events on the menu were mouth-watering like that), I had initially planned to hub-hop but…the flesh was weak. Literally. […]

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